Reports on Protest & Resistance

Pianist/composer and organizer Arturo O'Farrill's opening remarks from the Musicians Against Fascism Benefit for RefuseFascism.org

Arturo O'Farrill | January 19, 2017

Tomorrow a very bad man will take the nation's highest office. His biographer called him a sociopath. His behavior towards women is lamentable. His racism is legendary, He has lied repeatedly. He has questionable ethics and the conflict of interest between his ill-gotten office and his business dealings is shady at best, and criminal at worst. 

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Message From Emma, in the streets of D.C.

Emma Kaplan | January 19, 2017

Please read and consider this important message from Emma Kaplan, member of the World Can't Wait Steering Committee:

My name is Emma and I am one of the many volunteers who came to Washington DC to STOP Trump and Pence from coming to power. Not waiting until Friday or Saturday but to stop him from being inaugurated as President of the United States.

We have been out in the streets every day and every night here in DC, growing to hundreds and tonight we must grow to thousands & soon to millions to bring DC to a halt.

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NO TORTURE - CLOSE GUANTANAMO!

World Can't Wait | January 11, 2017

dieinOn January 11, the 15th anniversary of the opening of the US torture prison at Guantanamo, there were protests around the country.

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Disrupting Sessions

World Can't Wait | Janurary 10, 2017

On Tues. Jan. 10th, RefuseFascism.org protesters disrupted racist Senator Sessions confirmation hearing and were removed in handcuffs. They were dragged out chanting, "No Trump, No KKK, No Fascist USA” and "We refuse to accept a fascist America. We have to be in the streets starting January 14 to stop the Trump/Pence fascist regime from coming to power." 

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More Than 1,200 Law School Professors Say NO! to a Rascist, Misogynist Attorney General

Curt Wechsler | January 5, 2017

C1Q4e4PUsAA3iXc-thumb-300x225-2147A letter to Congress, signed by professors from 170 law schools in 48 states, urges the Senate to reject nomination of Senator Jeff Sessions for attorney general reports Washington Post writer Sari Horwitz. The Senate Judiciary Committee is scheduled to hold confirmation hearings for Sessions on January 10-11.

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Mark Hamill calls Donald Trump's Cabinet picks A who's who of really despicable people

Emma Kaplan | December 10, 2017
 
images-1Mark Hamill,  known for his portrayal of Luke Skywalker in the original Star Wars trilogy, told the Daily Beast.."…. If you look at what's being assembled for our government its like, yikes." Its a who's who of really despicable people."

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Showdown Looms at #StandingRock

World Can't Wait | November 28, 2016

The battle to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline is the expression of the determination of thousands of indigenous people coming together - the largest such gathering in over a century - and, through their perseverance and example, inspiring thousands more to join with them to stop another disaster for our water and the life that depends on it. And make no mistake: President Obama has the power to stop the military assault on the Water protectors. The Army Corps of Engineers is under the cammand of the executive branch. BUt he has not. Instead, he declared November "National Native American Heritgae Month."

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Harold Koh: Hillary Clinton's Attorney General?

World Can't Wait, Chicago Chapter | November 1, 2016

koh1At an event at the University of Illinois, Champaign, Law School titled "The First 200 Days, Foreign Policy Law Challenges for the Next Administration," Harold Koh spoke last Friday about his life as a top legal advisor to Clinton under Obama's Dept. of State.

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Berkeley Law School Harbors a War Criminal: Indict, Prosecute, Disbar John Yoo

Curt Wechsler, FireJohnYoo.org | November 1, 2016

CIMG3091 2Saturday October 29th World Can't Wait San Francisco and friends took a stand against 'Torture Professor' John Yoo and his handlers at UC Berkeley Law School.

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We Protested the 15 Years of the Devastation of Afghanistan

World Can't Wait | October 13, 2016

2016-10-7 times sq afghanistan-2On Friday October 7, we marked the sad anniversary of fifteen years of war against Afghanistan.  World Can’t Wait and other activist groups including Veterans for Peace, Granny Peace Brigade, the Raging Grannies, War Resisters League and NYS Green Party protested against the war outside the military recruting center on Times Square.

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Support & Spread the Athletes' Protests Against Police Murder & War!

Emma Kaplan | October 2, 2016

MiamiDolphins-football-protestOn August 26, NFL 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick put a lot on the line when he refused to stand for the national anthem. He explained, "I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color. To me, this is bigger than football and it would be selfish on my part to look the other way. There are bodies in the street and people getting paid leave and getting away with murder.”  Almost immediately Colin was slammed for being unpatriotic, receiving racist taunts and death threats.

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World Can't Wait mobilizes people living in the United States to stand up and stop war on the world, repression and torture carried out by the US government. We take action, regardless of which political party holds power, to expose the crimes of our government, from war crimes to systematic mass incarceration, and to put humanity and the planet first.